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Web monkeys
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Web monkeys

Ashish Sharma remembers a time when he set up the Web Monkeys to save the still new internet from doom.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com In the late 1990s, I was into computers, and I loved to read, but most of the books in the school library felt old-fashioned. The Hardy Boys and The Famous Five were fine, but they didn't live in the modern world. Even contemporary series, like Goosebumps and Fright Time, treated modern technology as an afterthought, as did many teachers -- I loved messing ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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When the maid goes on holiday...

So does the mistress, says Kishore Singh.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Every summer, as the birds migrate from India, my wife follows in their wake to cooler climes, guarding her eventual destination with all the clandestine nature of a state secret. I know she is in Vancouver as I write this because of a recent post on Facebook that shows her gazing intently at cherry blossoms. Those blossoms have been on her bucket list for as long as I can remember, so I wouldn't have been surprised ...
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Drought Tales: Humanity triumphs in parched times

Drought or no drought... life goes in water-starved Beed district in Maharashtra's Marathwada region. As Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com and Prasanna D Zore/Rediff.com travelled more than 1,000 kilometres through Beed, they encountered these stories of hope and despair. Earlier in the series: Sachin, 9, died fetching water in the drought The child who died fetching water PICS: The children of Maharashtra's drought Laxman Shashikant Mhorge carries his entire house on his 100cc motorcycle. There is not ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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I become a Harappan seal maker for a day

History can actually be fun, discovers Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com With history and nationality being hotly debated in universities all over the country, not many would have noticed a museum on wheels quietly moving around in Mumbai for the last few months. On the day I visit, the mobile museum, with images of Gautam Buddha, Emperor Akbar, a Harappan seal, the dancing girl from Mohenjodaro and the Taj Mahal painted on it, was parked in a corporate park in central Mumbai. This area was once known as ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Why it has become a hair-raising and stomach-churning business

A VOW AND THE WAIT Uttam Dutta Raju Malik. Picture by Mohes Hazra May 13: Dana Milbank of The Washington Post had it easy: all he had to do was take knife and fork to his newsprint meal for a day. Raju Malik of Hooghly has been at it ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Still irresistible after 50 years

It is quite easy to include Rabi Ghosh in the gallery of comedians that enriched Bengali cinema and, indeed, was an indispensable of it — right through the 1960s and 70s. But that would be doing injustice to an actor who offered an extraordinary ...
 The Statesman2 months ago Still irresistible after 5o years  The Statesman2 months ago
Sunday Guardian Live

Is the size-zero epidemic taking over fashion world?

(L-R) Still from the banned Gucci ad, In the West, ultra-thin models are still preferred by designers & Isabelle Caro, a French model who died due to anorexia. Recently, the Advertising Standards Authority of Britainbanned a Gucci ad that's said ...
 Sunday Guardian Live2 months ago
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ATM woes: 'I got my card back after 30 minutes'

We had asked you, dear readers to share your good and bad ATM experiences. Rediff reader Shan Anbu, 42, tells us how his card got stuck in the ATM due to lack of backup power facility. You can share yours too! Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com It was just another day when I casually walked into an HDFC ATM in Old Madras Road, K R Puram to withdraw some cash. There were multiple machines inside the ATM, but there wasn't a guard around. Now HDFC has many machines that takes the cards in ...
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Don't just look at interest rates when applying for a home loan

There are other charges too that you need to budget for Vishal applied for a home loan and was happy as he had managed to get a good deal on the loan interest rates. He shared the news with his friend and how he thought he had got a loan at what he thought was a decent rate. His happiness was rather short lived, when his friend asked him how much was the processing fee, was the rate fixed or floating and so on… Vishal had no clue about all this; he had thought that interest rates are ...
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Why EPF withdrawal rules must be tightened

Generally, most Indians are under-prepared for their post-retirement life. Many middle class private sector employees end up consuming their PF accumulations for variety of other reasons like marriage of their children, medical treatment or purchase of house, etc., says Anil Chopra- Group CEO & Director- Bajaj Capital Employees Provident Fund deposit and withdrawal rules have been in news for more than one reason. Earlier, a proposal was mooted in the Finance Bill 2016 to levy tax on a ...
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